Chief Financial Officer / J. Walter Thompson Company
Dikran joined JWT as Regional Finance Director in MENA in 2006. In 2008 he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer for the group, contributing to company structuring, tax planning and treasury management, overlooking financial reporting, budgeting, managing internal and external audits, setting pricing strategies and managing acquisitions.
He is also member of the board of Mindshare MENA & Mediacom MENA, which are both WPP companies.
Dikran has a BS in Business Accounting and an MBA from the Lebanese American University in addition to his CPA, which he got from California Board of Accountancy in 2002.
He had started out as a fresh graduate in Ernst & Young climbing up the corporate ladder to head their insurance section and become Manager of their Beirut office.
He is married to Sylvie Gurunlian and has two children Arek and Sarig.